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Finnish Meteorological Institute participated in measuring particulate matter emissions from cooking in South Africa

Finnish Meteorological Institute participated in measuring particulate matter emissions from cooking in South Africa

Cooking on an open fire is common in South Africa. In a recently published study, it was noted that emissions from cooking vary greatly on whether the fire was recently started or if the food is cooked on embers.

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North-West University
PhD Pieter van Zyl, pieter.vanzyl@nwu.ac.za, +27 (0)18 299 2353
Ilmatieteen laitos
Researcher Ville Vakkari, ville.vakkari@fmi.fi, puh. 050 4076133

Venter, A. D., Jaars, K., Booyens, W., Beukes, J. P., Van Zyl, P. G., Josipovic, M., Hendriks, J., Vakkari, V., Hellen, H., Hakola, H., Aaltonen, H., Ruiz-Jimenez, J., Riekkola, M.-L. and Laakso, L.: Plume characterization of a typical South African braai, South African Journal of Chemistry, 68, 181–194, 2015.
http://reference.sabinet.co.za/webx/access/electronic_journals/chem/chem_v68_a25.pdf


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